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ONE reveals bracket for Flyweight World Grand Prix, featuring Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The ONE Championship Flyweight World Grand Prix bracket is set.

Announced Wednesday, the eight-man tournament will see former UFC champion and top pound-for-pound fighter Demetrious Johnson (27-3-1) face Yuya Wakamatsu (10-3) in the opening round at ONE: A New Era in Tokyo on March 31.

See the full Grand Prix bracket graphic below:

Also in the first round, former ONE champion Kairat Akhmetov (25-2) fights Australia’s Reece McLaren (12-5), Japan’s Tatsumitsu Wada (20-10-2) fights unbeaten Brazilian Ivanildo Delfino (8-0), and one-time ONE title challenger Danny Kingad (11-1) fights American Andrew Leone (8-4).

All four quarter-final bouts will take place on the May 31 card, with locations and dates for the semifinal bouts to be determined.

ONE: A New Era will also see the debut of former UFC and Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez as he takes on Timofey Nastyukhin in a Lightweight World Grand Prix opening round bout.

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